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    Help Compact internal filter

    I am looking for a compact internal filter for my daughter's 5 gal tank in which she keeps her pet ADFs (2). The tank is an Aqueon 5.0 kit and the filter it comes with is a joke. I added a Marina S10 HOB to it, but it prevents from the hood being closed and there's large gap in the back. We...
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    Black mollies in planted freshwater tank

    We have a 25 gal (tall) planted tank with cardinal tetras (5), german blue ram pair, rasboras (6) and some peppererd cories (5). It's been a while since we added new fish and some old ones (tetras) have died. My wife wants like them black mollies... I am just worried about their well being in...
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    peppered cory disappeared in QT

    I had 6 peppered cories and QTed them in 5 gal tub. After about 4-5 days one of them was missing. I thought may he was hiding somewhere. Today after about 2 wks in QT I put the 5 remaining in the main tank. I looked and looked all over the QT tank. No sign of the 6th guy!!! Not even...
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    sick honey gourami - help

    One of 2 honey gouramis in my 25 gal planted sick has fallen ill all of a sudden. He was fine yesterday and this morning I found him lying in the gravel. I immediately out him in a QT. He's swimming OK, but he's 2 whitish spots (pics attached). I have added some salt in the QT. All other...
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    jungle val not doing well...

    I have a 25 gal with two 14w NO T5. All plants except the jungle vals are doing well. I have anubias, mayaca, amazon swords, windolev fern, java fern and anacharis... Jungle val has been there for nearly 3 months.. No new growth at all. Just old leaves some which have been yellowing and I...
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    aggressive honey gourami..

    I bought 2 sunset honey gouramis over the weeknd and they are in a 5-gal QT now. I suspect they are both are males, but difficult to tell as they are still fairly young. (I'd like a pair, though). One of them is chasing the the other around most of the time. I know it could be new...
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    gourami question

    I saw a gourami labelled "Red Fire Dwarf" at local Petsmart. Is it same as honey gourami? Thanks.
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    T5 fixture not working, how to fix

    When I was changing water, some water seems to have gotten into the T5 fixture, just few drops may be. The lamp made weird cracking noise and went out. What went wrong? any way to fix this? I really can't afford buy a new fixture now. This one is only about 3 months old. Any help is deeply...
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    new sponge filter with strange odor

    Bought a sponge filter sold on ebay, which was shipped from China. It was cheap and just wanted to try it with my bubbler. However, I noticed that the product has a strange smell - kind of plastic-like but not quite. Has anyone used these filters? Is the odor safe for fish? How will I make it go...
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    canister filter tray- what to put in place of carbon

    Running a Fluval 206 canister and an Aqueon QuietFlow 30 HOB in my 25 gal. I am looking for suggestions for media to put in the tray that has actvd carbon now. Also, on the HOB I pulled the carbon out and put in filter floss recently. All this because, I have been reading how carbon is not...
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    2.5 Gal QT

    Hi, I am adding some cardinals (5 or 6) to my 25 gal tank. I would like to QT them (1-2 wks) before addition. I have never used QT before. All I have is 2.5 gal hex tank, which I have been using as hospital tank before. It was OK in those cases as I used it treat 1 sick fish. Now how to QT a...
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    sudden nitrite spike

    The GH numbers are ~150 ppm (I am sorry I mistyped as KH in my orginal post). The actual KH values: 40-80 ppm. pH 6.5-7.0 ammonia 0 ppm Now, I was alarmed my nitrite was ~3 ppm I mean I have had nitrite and ammonia at 0 ppm for a long time. Admittedly, I have not done water params test in...
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    Stocking 25 gal planted tank

    Hi, Our 25 gallon tank was bought as a kit (Aqueon premium kit). The tank set-up is: Aqueon 30 HOB (came with the kit) and Fluval 206 canister (added later) 150 watt Aqueon heater T5 NO 6700K daylight and T5 Colormax (Both 14 watt & 24 inch) Plants(currently): amazon sword (2)...
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    Help The Tetra Curse?:((

    Our 25 gallon tank, moderately planted, has rasboras (7) and tetras (neons and cardinals). The tank is over 21/2 months since set up and is cycled. The rasboras were added about a month ago (3 initially and 4 about 2 wks later) and doing great. It's the tetras that are causing me anguish...




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